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How safe is low frequency radiation in I.T. edge cases? (5G, etc)

Closely Related: 5G Radiation Dangerous? Being inundated with all kinds of 5G health statements, (for & against), I noticed a weird trend - the absence of cumulative radiation studies. Question: ...
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What does the abbreviation BID mean?

What does this term mean: omeprazole 20 mg BID I know it means two times per day. Should I take 10 mg in the morning plus 10 mg in the evening? or Should I take 20 mg in the morning plus 20 mg ...
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How efficient is the human metabolism at converting macronutrients to fat

My understanding is that carbohydrates and protein that are eaten but not immediately utilised are stored as body fat, provided that glycogen stores are already full. Also, I assume that any fat eaten ...
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I have desire in anal sex ,can my case be helped [on hold]

I have physiological desire ,not psychological in anal sex .I do believe it have happened because of a long period of very exessive masturbation . Can my case be cured ,for example after 1 year of no ...
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Learn medicine online [on hold]

At a future date (once I have completed my PhD in Cybersecurity) I am planning to study Graduate Entry Medicine. This is a special 4 year accelerated course, compared to the normal 6 year course in ...
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Why do stroke causes insomnia?

As per this article, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12499712 insomnia is a common complaint after ischemic stroke. Why does ischemic stroke leads to insomnia ?
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How can one protect themselves from toxic substances released from fatty tissue during weight loss?

It is well-known that obesity is associated with many health risks and obese persons are advised to follow a healthy diet and increase physical activity to lose weight and improve their overall health....
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When is an MRI also an MRN?

I'm not a medical professional. I have just noticed the mention of MRN - Magnetic Resonance Neurography as a diagnostic tool for nerve issues. Now, I know that MRN is essentially a kind of MR ...
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Please explain the algebraic reasoning in this textbook

I am reading Dennis M. Brown “Drug Delivery Systems in Cancer”. On Page 29 when referring to monotonic increase or decrease of n (being the number of cells n(t) I believe) then how are they getting ...
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Are there beneficial compounds in cigarette smoke?

The UKPDS 50 study suggested that smokers experience lower rates of diabetic retinopathy Somewhat counter-intuitively, smoking status was inversely related to the development of new lesions and to ...
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How has the research of the effects/benefits of yoga progressed since 2015?

Four years ago, in 2015, Vox published this piece: I read more than 50 scientific studies about yoga. Here's what I learned. I'm assuming (correct me if I'm wrong) that it's a reasonable survey for ...
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What is the difference between vasoconstriction and contractility?

I was reading few articles that mention stress induced cortisol may contribute to vasoconstriction and contractility as if they are different. I did some searches on vasoconstriction and ...
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High White blood cell count without fever

Is it possible / likely that a critically ill patient with a blood infection and high white blood cell count of 45,000 could be without fever? Thanks.
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Can 50% white vinegar fumes harm a person in an enclosed environment? [on hold]

Suppose you inhale a lot of white vinegar fumes. Say for example you mix white vinegar with water 50% each. You then Clean the carpet In a small room with doors and windows closed and it smells of ...
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Is it possible to replace an eyeball [on hold]

A person had a cataract surgery at a very young age, which was not a success and hence no vision in that eye. There is no document/record regarding what actually happened. There is no eyeball now and ...
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Scopophobic or not [on hold]

A person X always feels very uncomfortable when someone is shooting with a camera and either walks away, hides or resists it. When talking to another person, X cannot hold direct eye contact for more ...
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Why does acne get worse during the first two weeks of treatment with isotretinoin?

I've heard and read from multiple sources that acne gets worse during the first two weeks of treatment with isotretinoin, but I haven't been able to find an explanation as to why this happens. From ...
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Is Alfa bag safe to use? [duplicate]

I recently purchased a Alfa CA2419 grey bag from a store, and I see a warning tag inside saying it may contain chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other ...
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How difficult is it to actually break someone's neck?

As a child I was told "if you break your neck, you die". I was also exposed to people who are paralyzed, due to spinal injuries. So clearly, it happens. In action movies and martial arts, there's ...
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Why would anyone use finasteride (propecia) over minoxidil (Rogaine) for hair loss?

So as I understand it, there are two main solutions for male pattern baldness: Finasteride and Minoxidil. Finasteride works by reducing the production of some hormone that is damaging to the ...
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Publication on the virulence of diseases which are likely transfered by used needles from addicts

There are many (work)places, where one could get pricked accidentally by a used needle which was thrown away by a careless drug addict. Which diseases are typically present on used needles is ...
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Branch of medicine that systematically considers human enhancement and morphological modification

There are known implants, body modification, gene therapy (especially for the fans of morphological freedom), brain-computer interfaces and so on. But is there branch of medicine (some professional ...
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Publication on the contamination of used needels by addicts

I am looking for scientific publications on the likelyhood to get infected with a specific disease by used needles which were thrown away by careless addicts. Which viruses can be found statistically ...
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Do balayam really work? [on hold]

Balayam is a practice of rubbing our nails against the nails of other fingers.does practicing balayam increase hair growth?
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How often should you drink water? Not how much

We all know how much water we should be drinking. However, I have a close friend that only drinks 1.5 litres of water once a day. Keep in mind that they do consume other liquids with food. ...
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Transient duration for cholestorol medication

I understand that triglycerides levels are modulated / reduced by diet medications Assuming diet is not changed, and a very high (400+ mg / DL) is reduced to 150. How long (order of magnitude: 3 ...
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Can the foods you have been eating be detected through blood tests?

I know that things like sodium, cholesterol, and sugar levels can be found in blood (at least I think so.) But what about things like fruits and veggies? Can that be detected through bloodwork? Or ...
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When would estimates of renal function based on serum and urine measurements differ as greatly as one being normal and the other suggesting CKD 3b?

Renal function (GFR or creatinine clearance) as estimated by serum creatinine and 24-hour urine collection should in theory closely correlate. However, I have run into a case where they differ ...
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Where are less painful self-injection sites for sub-cutaneous injections? [on hold]

If a sub-cutaneous injection is to be given, where is the least painful site? Injection into the thigh muscle is suggested for some unknown reason, and the instructions advise simply to avoid muscle ...
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Are there stem cell based treatment options for Hormone Receptor positive Breast cancer?

For ER-positive, PR-positive, HER2 neu-Negative metastatic breast cancer, the following protocol is followed it seems, but is there any Stem cell based treatment that should be undertaken before any ...
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Tips on identifying CVA patients

In my work, not once i encounter old people with deterioration and i am having hard time deciding if does symptoms may be related to CVA or not and if a neurologist should be called. I will explain ...
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Is colloidial silver harmful if the particles are small enough?

Personally, I'm convinced that colloidial silver is harmful and ineffective. My SO thinks otherwise and has been consuming it daily for the last couple of days and plans to continue this week (50 mcg/...
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A question about EHR/EMR software [closed]

I’m not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, but it has been removed everywhere else. I am in a high-school coding competition, for which I will be submitting an EHR/EMR program. EHR ...
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Barrett's esophagus (BO) and proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs)

I have come across an interview with a European gastroenterologist (apparently from 2006) where he argues that in cases where a reflux disease does not cause typical symptoms even the presence of a ...
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Correlation between headache and mental tiredness [closed]

I want to know if after one year of college (studying an engineering) and two months devoted to playing chess (one hour daily most of the time but three-four hours at most certain days) can originate ...
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Why disposable ECG electrodes leads have diameter of size 10 - 16 mm? [on hold]

What is the science behind increasing the ECG electrodes leads diameter from 5mm to 16 mm ? Does that increase the conductivity, if yes, then how?
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Is olive oil healthy in general, or only as a replacement for saturated fats?

Olive oil is often said to be "healthy". This study, for example, states: For each 10 g/d increase in extra-virgin olive oil consumption, cardiovascular disease and mortality risk decreased by ...
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What component of cigarette smoking is harmful to the bladder?

I read online that smoking could cause bladder damage such as cancer, but I wasn't able to find if the problem is the nicotine or the other additives found in cigarette smoke that causes the damage. ...
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How does alcoholism technically (chemically) kill you?

Moreover, chronic excessive alcohol use is the single most important cause of illness and death from liver disease (alcoholic hepatitis and cirrhosis) in the United States (1). Furthermore: The ...
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DICOM SliceThickness proximity

I do have DICOMs (Digital Images and COmmunications in Medicine) from several CT volumes where most volumes miss the SliceThickness and SliceLocation attribute. Is there another attribute usually ...
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How (un)suitable are veterinary products for human health?

We've all seen movies in which gangsters are treated by (paid or coerced) veterinarians in order to avoid law enforcement in hospitals. How bad are animal-grade pharmaceuticals for human health, in ...
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Granuloma & it's possible fates?

Chronic inflammation may results in Granuloma formation in tissues. What are the possible fates in case of Granuloma formation?
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Is the wood of edible sumac poisonous? [migrated]

I forage for food as a hobby, and noticed that the attaching parts of sumac stays with the berries sometimes, so it got me to wondering if the wood of edible sumac is poisonous for human consumption. ...
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Which herbal teas have been proven to energize?

Summary (TL;DR): In the interest of brevity, I abbreviate 'herbal tea' as tisane. Is there any evidence that tisanes can energize? If so, which ones? Please exclude teas with caffeine (eg black and ...
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Is it possible for a specific brand of a vaccine (for Leptospirosis in dogs) to cause hepatic side effects?

I am a veterinarian in Europe and I am facing an unusual case. Within the last month, I have seen two different young dogs (3 years and 4 years old) to whom I administered a tetravalent vaccine for ...
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Recognize beat in ECG waveform [closed]

My wife doesn't typically feel her heartbeat. Today was an exception. So I put an ECG monitor on her and saw this waveform at about the 22s mark. She's pregnant, 34 years old. A single electrode ...
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Rash with bruising after low alcohol consumption [closed]

The rash occurs on different parts of the body (front of thigh/lap, legs and arms) and the bruising occurs always on the upper thigh/lap always with the rash. Sometimes there are white spots in the ...
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Does a hormone PTSH exist?

It's known that a hormone called TSH (thyroid stimulate hormone) does exist and it's secreted in the pituitary gland. But my question is about a hormone which secreted from the pituitary gland too ...
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Choice of foods and proportions for vegans

Relating to the average patient's meal, which foods and how would the portion size be modified in order to meet Dietary Guidelines. EDIT: In other words, what to think about when designing vegan ...
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Longterm effects on DNA of aciclovir

Since aciclovir works by decreasing the production of the virus's DNA, one might fear that it also damages DNA of healthy cells. I know that it is usually said that aciclovir doesn't affect healthy ...

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